Saturday, March 28, 2015

History Trivia - Paris sacked by Viking raiders

March 28

 37 Roman Emperor Caligula accepted the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.

845 Paris was sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.

1515 St. Teresa of Ávila was born. Teresa was a mystic, a reformer of the Carmelite order, and author of spiritual literature. She was the first woman to be named a doctor of the Church.

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